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"Carbon tsunami" lead by Enbridge Northern Gateway takes aim at BC
A flood of mega-carbon projects threaten to quickly turn British Columbia into one of the world's dirtiest economies.
Jun 17th, 2014
BC's tar sands? Thirteen proposed LNG projects equivalent to 13 times current BC emissions
'Clean' energy would multiply BC's carbon impact.
Jun 5th, 2014
Car Carbon series: cool new animation, plus the jaw-dropping impact it left out
What weighs sixteen billion pounds yet hides in plain sight?
May 10th, 2014
Climate change fuels both California's record drought and "polar vortex" storms
How bad is it? Take a look at the satellite images that rattled even the White House…
May 5th, 2014
Obama's Keystone XL delay forces Harper into the "choose first" hot seat
Sudden role reversal leaves Obama watching and Harper in the lose-lose hot seat. Maybe that was the plan all along…
Apr 22nd, 2014
Four charts reveal gigantic climate impact from proposed Kinder Morgan mega-pipeline
Trying to sweep billions of tonnes of climate pollution under the rug requires ever more extreme measures.
Apr 19th, 2014
Climate fail. Surging fossil fuels are leaving renewable energy far, far behind.
The climate implications are growing so dire that even major fossil fuel companies are starting to call for a price on carbon.
Apr 11th, 2014
Twenty one ways America would destroy a safe climate -- and one way they won't: US govt. report
Hint: we already do it here in BC...
Apr 3rd, 2014
Fracking in America kills off clean energy, leading to higher emissions: EIA report
US government says that higher natural gas production leads to higher CO2 emissions.
Mar 28th, 2014
BP calls for global carbon price to avoid the "worst impacts of climate change"
Preserving a safe climate is "increasingly unlikely" without a major shift in climate policies.
Mar 20th, 2014